Regarding Artificial Intelligence, Real Intelligence is the Problem

The ostensible implosion and suspension this past week of the image generating feature of Google’s newly released Artificial Intelligence offering, Gemini, has furthered suspicions and fears about the potential foibles and threats of the technology. It has been widely reported that Gemini’s’ bias would not allow it to generate images of white people and instead would only…

Headed to the (Almost Sold Out) 2024 WCRI Issues & Research Conference

As March approaches, the anticipation for the 40th Annual WCRI Issues & Research Conference is building among professionals in the workers’ compensation field. Scheduled for March 5-6, 2024, in Boston, MA, this event promises once again to be a cornerstone for those seeking to understand and navigate the complexities within our workers’ compensation systems. And I…

Leave It to The Post Office to Lose Email

I understand the United States Postal Service has some major challenges. They run 31,330 post office locations in the US, some of them with automatic postage dispensers in actual working order. In 2022, they delivered 127.3 billion pieces of mail. They suspiciously do not report how many pieces are submitted to them, but they do…

Ludicrous and Laborious Laws of the Land

I was directed by a friend to an article on LinkedIn a few weeks back that generally railed against the nanny state and all of the ridiculous laws we must endure intended to control every facet of our lives. While the article’s tone was a bit intense for my taste, I generally agreed with much of what…

WCRI on Disruption, Resilience, and Evolution

Timely information makes for great education, and along that line of thought, the upcoming WCRI Annual Conference appears set to truly deliver. Scheduled for March 21 & 22, 2023 in Phoenix, the annual “research summit” (my words, not theirs) has crafted a truly relevant agenda for the times. The theme of the conference this year…